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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             Indictment of smoking may have vast repercussions WASHINGTON AP The American linger ing ovor the grim facts of a fed eral report branding cigarettes a health center stage to a big audience this week Legislators investors tobacco growers cigarette manufactur ers legal and health authorities want to know first and fore most Will he quit or not Will he cut down What will happen to cigarette sales in retail stores Just how loud will the public reaction to the federal report be On those questions hinge a number of important decisions in coming days The tobacco companies have been invited to meet with the Television Code Review Board in Miami Beach Jan 2223 Sub ject The federal report and ti whet it means to cigarette ad vertising on television Tho American Cancer Soci etys board directors meets his month to assess education al campaigns against cigarette smoking called by the federal report the major cause of lung cancer the leading fatal malig nancy in men Several bills will be intro duced designed to belter arm federal agencies to regulate he sale and advertising of ciga rettes and to force the caution ary labeling of cigarettes as po tentially hazardous Federal courts may be the scene of another test of the sci entific report Will it encourage further damage suits against tobacco companies by lung can cer victims Will it improve their chance of collecting The new months in the making cited cigarette smoking as the major cause of lung cancer a significant cause of cancer of the larynx and as sociated it with a number of other cancers from those of the oral cavity to the bladder And there was an association not yet a proof of between cigarettes and heart and blood vessel disease and peptic ulcers of the stomach So strong is the evidence of health hazard the committee said that it called for corrective action The surgeon generals Advi sory Committee on Smoking and Health surprised most obscrers with the strength of its denun ciation of cigarette smoking The Tobacco Institute speak ing for the industy reiterated earlier stands it has made to the lung cancer ctiarges Few persons close to the situ avowed enemies of the possibili ty of a prohibition of ciga rettes Even Sen Maurine Neu herger DOre said in her re cent book attacking smoking that prohibition would not work Iowa once tried to outlaw cig arettes See story on Page 3 PR rt 1 i North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 13 1964 10c a Paper Consists ol Two One No 289 Panama accord reached HinduMoslem violence erupts over stolen relic 75 dead in battle over theft of hair NEW DELHI India The theft of a sacred Moslem relic in Kashmir has mushroomed into the worst outbreak of HinduMoslem violence since hun dreds of thousands were killed in the 1947 massacres that followed partitioning of the Indian subcontinent Hindus are killing Moslems in Calcutta Indias largest city and Moslems are killing Hindus in villages of East Pakistan just east of Calcutta Both Indian and Pakistani governments are reluctant to disclose the full horror of what is happening partly for fear that the violence will spread The official death toll in the Calcutta area was 75 Sunday Unconfirmed reports circulating in respon sible quarters in indicate the number is far i i Stock market tobacco falls higher The highest figure responsibly reported from Bast Pakistan is 29 deaths But Hindu refugees reaching Calcutta have indicat ed the number is greater NEW YORK Prices of between Hindus and Moslems lias long existed in wiiat used to be British India It on two leading tobacco stocks feli of trading Monday Ncw York Stock Ex stems from economic and pow er rivalries as well as religious differences When the British prepared to give India independence the Moslems demanded a separate nation Pakislan was carved in two pieces oul of the subcon lincnt Many Hindus found them selves living in Pakislan or xnany Moslems in India Mil lions lefl Iheir anccslral homes to migrate In the mass trans fer hundreds of thousands were killed in an orgy of vengeful communal warfare Some 10 per cent of Indias 440 million people are Moslems and millions of Hindus remain in East Pakistan There have been periodic outbreaks of vio lence in both countries None has been as bad as what began last week II was touched oif by the thcll Dec 26 in Srin fcjiar capital of lie Indiancon trolled part of Kashmir of a hair believed lo be from Ihe head of Ihe Prophet Moham 7iiad Demonstrations in pre dominantly Moslem Srinagar turned against the government rather than taking a violently religious turn Pakistani officials charged the Ihcft was part of an effort to subjugate Kashmirs Moslems They refused to believe the In dian announcement Jan 4 that the hair had been found 6 die in blast at chemical firm ATTLEBORO Mass The death loll in an explosion that ripped through a chemical plant rose to six Monday At least 23 other persons were in jured Firemen batlling fires that still raged Hours after the blast at The Thompson Chemical Co recovered a body Monday morn ing The dead were not identi fier immediately North Weather outlook Generally fair through Tues day Warmer northwest cold er southeast Monday night lows around zero Warmer Tuesday highs in low 20s Weather details on page change Transactions were delayed in three other tobacco stocks ap parently because of a heavy influx of buy and sell orders that had to be paired off be fore trading could begin This was Wall Streets first reaction to Ihe government re port over the weeeknd which found smoking hazardous to health Expert on prisons to return DES M01NES Dr Gar rett Heyns coauthor of a re cent report on the Iowa prison system which set off a contro versy labeled by Gov Harold Hughes as political will be in Des Moines Thursday to an swer questions about the report Hughes at a news confer ence Monday that Myrl Alexan der of Carbondale III the oth er penologist who made t he study cannot be here this week The Democratic governor saic he had invited both men to an swer questions by newsmen anc other state officials after Sen Robert Riglcr RNew Hampton called their report a white wash The Legislative Interim Com mittcc of which Jligler is a member voted 6 4 splitting along party lines against in viting Heyns and Alexander appear before the Democrats favored tion committee the invita Inside The Globe NORTH IOWA mayors set 1964 goals Page 5 CHANGES MADE in grid substitution rules Page 13 CIGARETTE sales slowei after reports Fidel may ask for Red cash MOSCOW Min ister Fidel Castro arrived Mon day on a surprise visit to Pre mier Khrushchev with more Soviet economic aid for Cuba Express cautious optimism Joint panel is established PANAMA AP The United States and Panama agreed Mon day on the creation of a joint authority to keep the peace in the Canal Zone and President Johnsons trouble shooter ex pressed cautious optimism on the progress of talks before re urning to Washington I am grateful for the prog ress we made in restoring peace and law in Panama and the Ca nal Zone said Asst Secretary of Stale Thomas C Mann John sons special envoy presumably his aiam The Cuban leader may have trouble getting an increase in help Khrushchev is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to buy wheat from Canada Aus tralia and the United States and he has embarked on a mas sive expansion of the Soviet chemical industry Khrushchev gave Castro the Mann talked with reporters same red carpet welcome aslbefore leaving for a farewell when Castro visitedcall on President Roberto Chi KHRUSHCHEV AND CUBAN GUEST Nikita Khrushchev of Rus sia welcomes an old friend to liro i Hughes called Rtglers state ment poppycock and said th charge was made for politica purposes The governor and Ih Board of Control ordered th study of the Iowa penal syslem after riotat the Stale Penilen tiary and Mens Reformatory In their wrillen report Heyn and Alexander said administr tion of the institutions needed strcnglhening pay scales should be raised what they called a power struggle among ad ministrators at the Mens Re formatory must be eliminated and confusion stemming from poor organization in the bc DAR ES SALAAM Tanganmoved from the island yika AP Shooting and lootoff Africas cast coast anving were reported Monday in There are 57 the Soviet Union for five weeks The Soviet premier was at the airport along with other offici cials Castro said his visit would be considerably shorter than his stay last year because he had to return to Cuba for the sugar harvest now under way His visit took Western diplo matic colony and the State De partment in Washington by sur prise So were the Cuban people who hours after his departure Photofax Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba Theyre shown at Vmikpvo Airport had not been informed A communique said Khru Successful coup in Zanzi Shooting looting continues shchev had invited Castro to exchange opinions on questions of interest to both sides and also to rest A Cuban economic delegation has been in Moscow for 11 days reportedly asking for a big in crease in aid It seemed likely that Castro came to add his pleas to the delegations It also appeared likely that Khrushchev and Castro would MASON CITYANS reading festival 17 win in ge state official including legislajZanzibar newest member of tors would be welcome at the lhe Br i t i s h Commonwealth conference set for 2 pm Thurs i i Hughes said that while BUDGET day he didnt know whether any would attend Editorials 4 North Iowa news5 Clear Lake news 7 Society news 910 Sports news 1314 Bowling news 15l Latest markets 16committce of the NAACP this weekend adopted a an nual budget and announced a drive to register at least 300000 whose Arab government was overthrown by African national The ousted sultan Seyyid Jamshid Bin Abdulla was be lieved to be fleeing up the coast in his yacht leaving the repub ajlic in the hands of his political tioned al a Iracking stalion for the Project Mercury satellite program They appeared in no immediate danger but Picard toldIhe US Embassy in Bar es Salaam he wanted to get the dependents on the deslroyer Manley cruising offshore nation ships lo keep clear of bars tcrrilorial waters A broadcast by the ariLt was Manns second meet ing with Chiari since his arrival Friday The meetings were held de spite thefact thai the Panama nian president broke diplomatic relations because of the bloody fighting that broke out Thurs day after a dispute belween Panamanian and U S students over displaying their national flags in Jhe Canal Zone Informed sources said no sub stantive agreement had been reached during the conferences but that necessary groundwork was laid The agreement on the crea tion of a joint peacekeeping au thority provides for cooperation PICTURES See pictures of Panamanian crisis on page 2 with the Organization of Ameri can Stales Lionary regimes radio styling itself TheFreedom Fighters of said several per sons were killed in the fighting that brokeout Saturday nighl and raged into Sunday Two policemen were killed when the African nationalists join in a denunciation of US policy in Panama US Secrc This was announced by Am Zanzitary of Slate Dean Rusk saidbassador Manuel Trucco of Sunday thai Castro is partly loChile who will be chairman of for the noting along theithe authority He is a member uuth ucuig auugm iruiH The Florida oxcculivejfoes after Sundays coup Washington by consular offi Mason City news 1617 Comics 18 Transit timetable 20 Classified pages 2021negro voters Aulhorily for the Manley to stormed the armory the broad dock was being sought from cast said Another policeman was reported killed defending Frederick P Picard USjcials They feared there might the home of the ousted prime consul in Zanzibar said by tel ephone the situation is slill deli cate and he is trying to gel 21 US women and children re be repercussions if the destroy er clocked The rebel govern ment has declared a state of emergency and warned all minister Mohammed Shamte Hamadi Hamadi was believed lo be with the sultan oordcr of the Panama Zone New Hartford wreck kills 2 NEW mother from New Hartford and her daughter were killed Saturtown Panama Canal of the fiveman OAS peace mis sion to Panama There were these additional signs that calm was returning to the Canal Zone area and ten sion was lessening between the United States and Panama US personnel returned to the embassy building in down day night in a cartrain collision OHlciaI sources said Gen n at a crossing a mile west of Andrew command cr US forces in the Canal here The victims were Mrs Ruth Taylor 22 and Debra Lynn Taylor 3 10 foot drifts snarl traffic Fierce snowstorm sweeps across East By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS A massive snowstorm de scribed by the Weather Bu reau as the winters worst snarled across the eastern Unit ed Stales Monday Numerous highways were blocked hundreds of motorists stranded and communities iso lated as galeforce winds piled the snow into drifts as much as 10 feel deep From two to five inches of snow has alien on greater New York and up to six inches were expccled before the storm blows out lo sea this afternoon The Weather Bureau in Wash ington issued a heavy snow warning for New York New Jersey Pennsylvanh and all but the northern part of New England Western Pennsylvania re ceived from 5 to 10 inches of snow which began falling Sun day afternoon and was stilt coming down Monday morning Huge snow drifts were piled up by 50milcanhour winds in central Illinois Indiana and Ohio The Weather Bureau urged motorists in the Midwest and East to stay off the highways in storm areas or run the risk of becoming snowbound in near zero weather That fate already has befallen hundreds of motorists In Illinois some 500 motor isls became overnight guests of the 1200 citizens of Neoga a farm community which opened the local American Legion hall and Masonic Temple lo accom modate stranded travelers In Indiana and Ohio other hundreds of motorists aban doned autos on snow clogged highways and sought shelter at service slalions road houses and farms Springfield Ihe capital of Illi nois was virtually isolated with only one main highway into the city open A few miles south of Springfield 25 Boy Scouts on a weekend camping trip awaited rescue Monday at their snow bound camp site Schools were closed in the sub urbs of Washington DCwhile in the nations capital stringent snow plans which forbid motor ists to block traffic or park on main streets being plowed were put into effect Hundreds of school in the Midwest Kentucky West Vir ginia and Pennsylvania were closed The gigantic storm system which began as two separate storms one from the Midwest moving East and the other mov ing northeast along the Atlantic high tides and gale force winds along the At lantic coastal regions The snow and ice dipped into Ihe South Light snow and freez ing rain were reported in Ten nessee North Carolina Ala bama and Georgia Zone would hand back control of the zone during the day lo Thomas J Fleming the civilian governor OMeara assumed control of the zone after civilian police were unable to cope with vio cnce and disorders lhat flared Thursday after a flagraising incident at the Balboa High School In the aftermath of that incident Panama broke rela tions with the United States and demanded revision of the PANAMA Plsase turn to 2 t m I SAME DATE1HOW   

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